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7/31/04

Potteries from Bronze Age to Parthian Era Unearthed in Ardebil

Archeological excavation in 12 sites and one cemetery in the northwestern province of Ardebil has rendered some potteries ranging from the Neo Bronze Age to the Parthian dynasty (247 BC-226 AD), Iranian Cultural Heritage News Agency reported on Saturday.

"The decorations on these potteries are more or less similar in patterns, indicating a consistent cultural line from the Neo Bronze Age to the Parthian era," said Hassan Akbari, an archeological doctorate student.

He also noted most ancient burial places in the province are located near castles and other concentrated habitats.

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